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Some articles on fundamental:

Fundamental Matrix
... A fundamental matrix may refer to fundamental matrix (computer vision) fundamental matrix (linear differential equation) fundamental matrix (absorbing markov chain) ...
Berliner Astronomisches Jahrbuch
... of all large Solar system bodies and of fundamental stars which define the celestial reference system ... Ephemeris and of Apparent Places of Fundamental Stars (APFS) ... in 1907 it contained accurate apparent places of the first international fundamental catalogue which was compiled for astrometry later these data were actualized within the framework of the ...
Closed Tube - False Tones
... (E♭1, 39 Hz), which is between the fundamental and the second harmonic (an octave higher than the fundamental) ... If so, it seems that the fundamental would be missing entirely, and would only be inferred from the overtones ... However, the node and the anti-node collide in the same spot and cancel out the fundamental ...
Contemporary Society
... to social and political scientists, is characterised by at least three fundamental directions increasing human interconnection through a network of ... These directions are the result of a number of fundamental changes that are irreversibly transforming our daily lives, our way of thinking and perceiving the world and our way of living together ... Among these fundamental changes are improvements in life conditions, life expectancy, literacy and gender equality changes in domestic and international political institutions and the breakdown of ...
Fundamental - Music
... Fundamental (Bonnie Raitt album), 1998 Fundamental (Pet Shop Boys album) Fundamental (Puya album), 1999 Fundamental (Mental As Anything album) Fun-Da-M ...

More definitions of "fundamental":

  • (adj): Serving as an essential component.
    Example: "An example that was fundamental to the argument"; "computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure"
    Synonyms: cardinal, central, key, primal
  • (adj): Far-reaching and thoroughgoing in effect especially on the nature of something.
    Example: "The fundamental revolution in human values that has occurred"; "the book underwent fundamental changes"; "committed the fundamental error of confusing spending with extravagance"
    Synonyms: profound
  • (adj): Being or involving basic facts or principles.
    Example: "The fundamental laws of the universe"; "a fundamental incompatibility between them"
    Synonyms: rudimentary, underlying

Famous quotes containing the word fundamental:

    In this choice of inheritance we have given to our frame of polity the image of a relation in blood; binding up the constitution of our country with our dearest domestic ties; adopting our fundamental laws into the bosom of our family affections; keeping inseparable and cherishing with the warmth of all their combined and mutually reflected charities, our state, our hearths, our sepulchres, and our altars.
    Edmund Burke (1729–1797)

    This leads us to note down in our psychological chart of the mass-man of today two fundamental traits: the free expansion of his vital desires, and, therefore, of his personality; and his radical ingratitude towards all that has made possible the ease of his existence. These traits together make up the well-known psychology of the spoilt child.
    José Ortega Y Gasset (1883–1955)

    Le Corbusier was the sort of relentlessly rational intellectual that only France loves wholeheartedly, the logician who flies higher and higher in ever-decreasing circles until, with one last, utterly inevitable induction, he disappears up his own fundamental aperture and emerges in the fourth dimension as a needle-thin umber bird.
    Tom Wolfe (b. 1931)